Motor Carrier Safety Officers recently conducted a commercial-truck inspection at E.C. Lawrence Park in Centreville. Participating were police officers from Fairfax County and the Town of Herndon, Virginia State Police, the Loudoun and Spotsylvania sheriff’s offices, plus law-enforcement officers from the City of Manassas, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and the DMV Police.
They checked items including brakes, licenses, lights and steering to make sure they were in proper working order. Officers checked 103 trucks and issued 153 citations for violations. Some 24 vehicles with serious safety infractions were taken out of service until repairs could be made.